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Qube loses early evidence bid in battle with Australia’s Port of Newcastle, heads to mediation

By Laurel Henning
  • 31 May 2020 21:35
  • 31 May 2020 21:35
Australian logistics company Qube lost out today in its effort to examine lay evidence in its case against operator Port of Newcastle before the companies head into mediation talks in July.
Federal Court of Australia Judge David Yates refused to change a timetable for the case, which involves allegations of

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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